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Pioneers repel Central Magnet
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Maybe it was a slow night offensively or the prospects of playing two giants from Tampa, Fla., but the Warren County High School freshmen boys team needed a half to wake up before cruising to victory against Central Magnet School.In the 3-pt Club freshman tournament, Warren County turned a two-point halftime lead into a 45-24 pummeling of Central Magnet on Friday night to advance to the championship game.The Pioneers got off to a hot start by going on a 14-2 run to begin the game. Brock Majors and Bryson Lewis bombed away from outside with a 3-pointer each while Morales banged in the paint for eight points.The scoring for Warren County slowed in the second quarter and Central Magnet snuck back into the game. A basket from Malik Ladet and two free throws Zech Clark were the team’s only offense in the second quarter as the Pioneers took a 18-16 lead into halftime.A stingy defense helped Warren County pull away in the third quarter.